The Shambleshow #26: Emotion Embargo (4-1-12) (52:49)
My immediate response to The Artist, a more objective review of The Artist, hide and seek, April Fool’s Day, I’m not a good liar, Bridesmaids, going on tangents, 4-3-10, anxiety/depression cycle, why I hate the Patch Adams movie, Annie’s cleaning frenzy, Night and Day by Robert B. Parker, a Shambleshow surprise, Rose Byrne in Attack of the Clones, Anybody’s Guess #30: Phantom Follies, shutting off emotions, Lum Infatuated With New School Teacher (Lum and Abner, 10-9-41), Dad’s bowling shoes.
The Shambleshow #27: Yard Work (4-4-12) (31:00)
The need to express something, trying not to think too much, meeting Tony for lunch, my parking woes, Chevy Chase’s issues with Community, my issues with Chevy Chase, cynical, my cousin Kristal cuts my hair, Titanic in 3D, Kate Winslet can’t stand My Heart Will Go On, iceberg humor, Three Stooges movie, Zip and Zo (Arthur Jaz), good to see Tony again, Anybody’s Guess bundles and Blind Duncan’s Blues chapters, yard work as treatment for depression.
The Shambleshow #28: It Had Something to Do With Existential Planes (4-9-12) (1:06:37)
Groggy as hell, Night and Day, Shoot Don’t Shoot by J.A. Jance, the Monical’s employees know me by name, Good Friday, not feeling like recording Blind Duncan’s Blues right now, Reset Eject Play (Studebaker's Blacksmith Shop, Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0), it’s not just teenagers who text while driving, The Adventure of Fortune’s Favorite Fool (Gasoline Alley, 10-29-48), piles of books at laundromat, working on Good Friday, fishing trailer at Patterson Bay, the last of the great fishermen, distant memory of a book I read when I was in eighth grade, Doctor Who Yahoo club called YaWho in 1999, Revenge of the Rainbow Dragons book, Dungeons and Dragons roleplaying, not feeling that groggy now, Naruto anime series.
The Shambleshow #29: Mixtapes and Miscellany (4-12-12) (1:19:57)
JoJo, sick on Easter weekend, taking a walk, YouTube, mixtapes I made in the ‘90s, Mix 3, stopping for lunch, Beware the Mailman (Fortyone, Attribution-NonCommercial), inexplicable dizziness, I pretended to follow sports, SNL episode hosted by Sofia Vergara (note: after this recording I watched it again with Annie and enjoyed it more the second time, except the Gilly sketch which was still terrible), Easter egg hunt, Cat’s Game (Arthur Jaz), the greatness of M*A*S*H, Marcus, flipping through TV channels on Easter Sunday night, waiting for the family to get home, the family gets home.
The Shambleshow #30: The Pseudoephedrine Quest (4-15-12) (1:05:58)
In this 30th entry in the continuing Shambleshow series, listen as Shambles Constant embarks upon a supposedly simple errand that turns out to be far more complicated than anyone could have imagined.
The Shambleshow #31: Chaotic Light (4-23-12) (4:59:23)
Clip from Burns and Allen (3-10-49), waiting to see Say Goodnight Gracie at BCPA, my reactions to Say Goodnight Gracie, the lives of George Burns and Gracie Allen, Gracie and Current Events (Burns and Allen, 10-17-46), Blackout 1998, living on my own after college, rain sounds on a Sunday night, pensive mood, Stephanie's Song (Ether, 1998), fast-moving clouds, the shoes incident, time moves faster as you get older, figuring out different ways to compile a long episode, mental health day?, sun is out, random thoughts, Shel Silverstein, beard, Jackie talking to her Grandpa, comedy to lighten the mood, The Sound of Young America - Maria Bamford at Laugh Night (Jesse Thorn & Maximum Fun, Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0), garbage truck, reading The Hunger Games, the name Katniss, The Long Walk by Stephen King, King pulled Rage from the market due to school shootings, Overnightscape Central: Promotions Unlimited, stuck eyelash, burger/fries, proud to be a part of Onsug, lunchtime audio adventure, variety show, people on motorcycles not wearing helmets, Wendy’s, bridal showers, ghosts, field trips, joke from Say Goodnight Gracie, $7.77, green lights, some guy texting while driving, what a four-minute Shambleshow would be like, ambulances, Here in Heck triggered my artistic sensibilities, Jackie’s flower painting, “we got more bounce in California,” Paper Spoons (The Catnips, Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike), Lines (Antimon, Attribution-Noncommercial 2.5 Sweden), clay in Jackie’s hair, Fred Allen, interjections in Onsug shows, guy talking on the phone in a public restroom, people snubbing me at work, props to Bi-Coastal Becky, Monical’s, I need to get back on diet, Phish ringtone, mowing: field recording and sound collage, One Long Pan (The Fred Allen Show, 4-24-49), Stephanie’s Song – Punk Version (Ether, 1999), Thursday morning radio, John Malkovich, Dick Clark died, I couldn’t do these long episodes every week, Overnightscape: Audioworlders, current Shambleshow plan, the pizza/pizza rolls incident, preserving Dad’s emails, I’m worn out, I Love You From Coast to Coast (Gracie Allen).
The Shambleshow #32: Time Capsule (4-25-12) (55:43)
This episode was recorded and produced on 1-25-12 for the purpose of being released exactly three months later, on 4-25-12. I have not listened to it since it was completed. I remember very little about the episode’s content, apart from the inclusion of a song called Kenny Kat (Blasting Trout Overbite, Attribution 3.0 United States), so this should prove to be an exciting experiment for us all.
The Shambleshow #33: Grateful Hunger Dead Games (4-29-12) (44:10)
Aftermath of the Time Capsule episode experiment, reincarnation and ghosts, Alex Trebek, literary snobbiness, emotional depth in The Hunger Games, Theseus and the Minotaur, actors in The Hunger Games, Freaks and Geeks, Box of Rain and other Grateful Dead hits, Grateful Dead concerts on archive.org, racist comments on Twitter regarding The Hunger Games, haven’t seen the movie yet, the joy of listening to music while reading, comfort from listening to Morning Dew, audience and soundboard recordings, Furthur and other post-Dead projects, Lindsey skipping out of academic summit in last Freaks and Geeks episode, the Deadhead lifestyle, arbitrary goals.
April 19, 2013 Subject:
I love what Shambles and everyone at onsug.com are doing. This is life, documented. The buzz of the crowd during Chaotic Light is exhilarating. I hope one day this art form of field recordings and revelatory monologues will be appreciated.